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Posted 6/26/17 at 1:36 PM | norah Arbon

Road Trips are Always a Good Idea for Travel

Imagine if there was nothing else to do in life other than to work, work and work. Wouldn't it be incredibly dull and ungratifying? Luckily life is not only about staying in the office all day working and chasing deadlines, but is just as much about going out and having fun to decompress periodically. In fact, biologically speaking, we are not supposed to stay stiched to a computer at all times, or to put it more precisely even if we wanted to, its terribly hard to stay glued to a monitor round the clock.

We need to take breaks from our daily routine, some of which can be monotonous and requires us to recharge our body from time to time. For those who are familiar with the Bible, you may remember that on the 7th day, one is encouraged to rest. Doing so keeps a well-oiled machine working for the long run. Therefore, if you embark on a cross country drive (across U.S. Route 66 for example), otherwise known as a “roadp trip”, this adventure may help you set aside most of your day-to-day worries. FULL POST

Posted 5/31/17 at 3:15 AM | norah Arbon

Reasons Why Your Home Should be an Investment Property

Ever since the Real Estate market bottomed out after the Great Recession in 2008-2009, home prices have been on the rise in most markets. The stabilization of the market has given potential investors the confidence to consider buying a second home. There are several reasons to consider a second residence. Second homes get similar tax treatment to primary residences with respect to mortgage interest deductions. The “knowledge economy” has freed more Americans from their primary places of business, meaning you can get more done via the cloud, for example, regardless of where you physically are.

Where you’ll buy your second home will depend a lot on where you are to start with. Having an easily accessible second home means you’ll use it more frequently. Raising capital for real estate deals can be a challenge for many new investors. Thus crowdfunding is a way to finance a venture by raising small sums of capital as says: “the practice of funding a project or venture by raising many small amounts of money from a large number of people.” For the purposes of this article, we decided to look at the top 5 places on the East Coast. FULL POST

Posted 3/17/17 at 5:52 AM | norah Arbon

Shopping Addiction Affects Financial Status And Leads To Debt

There are different kinds of addiction, some are known and felt, but there are some that you cannot feel. Shopping is one such kind of addiction which you do not know or recognize. When you feel a ‘high’ on spending, useful or unnecessarily, you are said to be a shopping addict. Just like any other addiction, you would go to any extent just to fulfill that urge or desire to you. You can borrow money from friends or any lender or use credit card extensively. Such addiction would weaken your financial health, and you would fall into the debt trap.

Changes Your Behavior

There are a lot of people that suffer from shopping addiction unknowingly. This addiction may also change your behavior, and you may even resort to criminal means just to support your addiction. It is a disease, also known as compulsive buying disorder or compulsive shopping, which affects millions of people worldwide. It is a mental disorder which excites the nerve cells of the brain to give you the pleasure when you spend money. You feel satisfied and proud to have spent some money, however unnecessary it may be. FULL POST